Distancing - Doug McMillin
Social restrictions have moved local photographers onto the internet more than ever to exhibit their work. The Salt Spring Photo Club's annual June event, Eclectic Visions, was held this year online as a 'virtual' exhibition. Click below to learn more:
EV2020. Video by Jana Zachariou. Cover photo: Judy McPhee.
To begin the club's autumn season, Avril Kirby has created a virtual exhibition she calls Covid's Silver Lining, addressing the bright side of things (having more free time, etc.):
Covid's Silver Lining. Video by Avril Kirby. Cover photo: Pierre Mineau.
Click to view.
The senior photo group on Salt Spring, Photosynthesis, also hold an annual show, usually in August. This year they too opted for a virtual exhibition, not as a video but rather, as an addition to their website:
Photosynthesis 2020. Web work: Christina Heinemann.
Cover photo: Seth Berkowitz. Click to view.
Individual Photo Club members
Avril Kirby is has made her show at Gallery 8, Conversations with Thomas available online:
Video and photos: Avril Kirby. Click to view.
Pierre Mineau is still exhibiting his collection, 'The Storm', at the Embe coffee shop. This is a series of photos about the great 2018 windstorm. Unfortunately, the shop appears not to be open at this time.
Many members in the Photo Club have their own websites. Some are listed below:
Members who are daunted by website creation and maintenance can consider social media: Facebook, Flickr, etc. Here is an example on Instagram:
Compiled by Doug McMillin
Posted September 3, 2020
Updated 21 October